Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de EverCross 0.035" OTW PTA Dilatation Catheter

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Ev3, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Catheter, percutaneous - Product Code DQY
  • Causa
    Covidien is recalling 2 production lots of evercross 0.035 pta balloon catheter because of a product labeling error. there is a discrepancy in the pta balloon length and the delivery catheter length printed on the product labeling.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent a Covidien "Urgent Product Recall" letter dated April 09, 2014. The letter described the problem and the product involved in the recall. The letter described the required actions which included to immediately quarantine and discontinue use of the affected devices and to return affected product. Requested consignees to complete the Verification Form and return it to their Covidien Sales Representative. For questions they can contact Covidien Customer Service at 1-800-716-6000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    AB35W06120135 Lot: 9855406 Use by: 2017-01-16 AB35W06040080 Lot: 9852591 Use by: 2017-01-16
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA including the states of WV, TX, OK, IN, NY, TX, and NC, and the countries of AUSTRALIA, ISRAEL, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM, ITALY, FRANCE, and CHINA.
  • Descripción del producto
    ev3 EverCross 0.035" OTW PTA Dilatation Catheter, 6mm x 120mm x 135cm, REF: AB35W06120135. and ev3 EverCross 0.035" OTW PTA Dilatation Catheter, 6mm x 40mm x, 80cm REF: AB35W06040080. Peripheral Dilatation Catheter
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ev3, Inc., 4600 Nathan Ln N, Plymouth MN 55442-2890
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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